The Faculty Handbook, effective September 30, 2016, constitutes a brief description of the rights and responsibilities of membership in the faculty of Northwestern University. If policies and procedures of schools, departments, or other administrative offices conflict with information in the Handbook, the statements in the Faculty Handbook take precedence.
A summary of the changes to the current version of the Handbook, effective September 30, 2016, may be found in a Faculty Senate letter announcing changes to the Faculty Handbook that was sent to all faculty on October 10, 2016.
Previous Versions of the Faculty Handbook
Faculty Appeals Guidelines
The Faculty Appeals Guidelines, effective September 30, 2016, govern faculty appeals of a denial of tenure, promotion, or reappointment by a Northwestern University School (Appeal) as set forth in the “Appeal Procedures” section of the Northwestern University Faculty Handbook.
Previous Versions of the Faculty Appeals Guidelines
The University Faculty Reappointment Promotion Tenure Dismissal Appeals Panel (UFRPTDAP) Guidelines, effective 2004 - March 31, 2015.